5 Rising Black-Owned Beauty Businesses to support in 2020!

Black women have been overlooked and ignored in the beauty industry for decades. These 5 women aim to change that narrative by making their mark on this billion-dollar industry through creativity, innovation, and passion.

1.) Danessa Myricks, a world-renown makeup artist, and photographer built her brand around her own unique style. At the beginning of her makeup career, Danessa didn’t have many products at her disposal, so she had to get creative with the products she did have. She carried that same spirit of innovation with her throughout her career and used it in the development of her makeup line “Daneesa Myricks Beauty”. This product line includes many different multi-use products for eyes, lips, and face that create endless possibilities for the consumer.

2.) The Crayon Case is a Louisiana based makeup company that was created by Raynell Steward AKA Supa Cent. The company is best known for making $1 million in less than an hour on Black Friday in 2018. Raynell’s own personal popularity along with her phenomenal marketing skills have skyrocketed her to the top of the beauty industry. Her makeup line includes over 25 products with everything from eye shadow pallets and lipstick to brushes and makeup wipes.

3.) Lumiére Beauty formerly known as EN Body Co. is an all-natural skincare company created by Kelsei Coleman. Lumiére is well known for its luxurious body butter that not only moisturizes but also helps with various skin conditions including eczema. All of the Lumiére products are hand-made by Coleman herself. This product line has skin care for the whole body including face oil, body scrub, facial spray and more.

4.)The Champagne Chair is a luxury mink lash company created by professional makeup artist Austen Patterson. Patterson’s collection includes fun and flirty lashes for every occasion. The Champagne Chair also makes lash glue, lash applicators and customized wine glasses. This Atlanta based brand exudes luxury and elegance with a product line to match.

5.) The A.A Collection By Audrey’s Artistry is an Alabama based makeup brand with a lot of style. This product line includes eyeshadow pallets, highlighters, lip products, and mink lashes. The A.A Collection has a simplicity which appeals to everyday women as well as the high quality that appeals to professional makeup artist.

These black beauty brands are shaking up the beauty industry in the best possible way and opening doors for the young girls that will follow them.


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[Model Spotlight] Presented By FLEET PHOTOGRAPHER @J_da_Photog

Photographer: J Da Photog
Makeup Artist: Zeta Banx
Hair Stylist: Zeta Banx
Wardrobe Stylist: Zeta Banx

Name: Zeta Banx
Age: 25
Nationality: Black
Born/Raised: Philly, PA
Zodiac: Aquarius
Height: 5’1
Measurements: 34-24-35
Social Media Links: Ig: @IAmZetaBanx SC: @ZetaBanx
Favorite Quote: Don’t just be grate, be grateful!

For those just seeing you for the first time. What can you tell us about yourself? I’m very friendly, like to have fun, and enjoy being wet.
What sets you apart from other models? I been modeling for over 17 years, from pageants to runway to commercial to urban n videos.
Sometimes modeling comes with a lot of baggage. Do you feel that you’ve been misperceived? No, I think I represent myself very well and I’m not interested in who thinks differently.
What do you hope to accomplish in the next 5 years? To have an accomplished business and working toward a family
Have you/or would you ever consider mixing business with pleasure? No
If you were looking for a relationship what type of person would spark your interest? I like a person with a great personality, beautiful teeth, good head on they shoulders and knows what they want.
What are the three most important things in your life? Family, Health and Work
If you could only choose one person, who is your inspiration and why? Marilyn Monroe, she G.O.A.T.
If you could change 3 things about yourself, what would it be? Nothing I love who I am and my growth.
What would you say is your best feature and why? My smile it shines even in the dark lol
What is playing in your (iPod, iPhone, Android, music device)/Favorite song (currently)? Post Malone Patient
How do you get into character for a photoshoot? I like to listen to music and think of if the camera was my man
What’s something that most people would be surprised to find out when they actually meet you? I’m short lol, it never fails.
Before we go do you have any last words? Thank you for letting me be apart of something great and thank you for everyone that supports me

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